go to MSN.com
Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 10/30/14

Via The Other Paper:

Back on April 20, while addressing the crowd at Fenway Park's first home game after the Boston Marathon Bombing, Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz delivered a memorable quote — emphasized with the now-famous words, "this is our f------ city!" And to help raise money for the One Fund Boston charity, Big Papi is using those same words to raise money for the victims of the attack by putting them on a baseball bat.

Ortiz's quick pregame speech in the midst of a Boston tribute that came in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing made headlines when he used the F-word.

And now, anyone can buy a bat with that phrase emblazoned on the inside of the barrel available at big papi.com.

If you prefer "Nobody's going to dictate our freedom" to the "this is our f------ city" quote, you have an option to pick the former. But it sounds like the cool thing will be choosing the R-rated version.

The Red Sox designated hitter announced that in conjunction with Marucci Sports he'll be selling customized bats, and 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated to the One Fund Boston and other sources of victim support.

More from The Other Paper:
PLAYERS: David Ortiz
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
3 Comments:

  • Not your town BP.. kids live there - totally inappropriate- kids are watching you
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

RG3 won't 'try to be a normal quarterback' on Sunday

Dez Bryant, Joseph Randle reportedly argue before practice

DeAngelo Hall re-tore Achilles tendon while making pizza

Madison Bumgarner was once roommates with Russell Wilson

Report: Dave Brandon to resign as Michigan's Athletic Director

Wild's Vanek linked to alleged money laundering scheme

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Jets fans start 'Fire John Idzik' website

Report: McDonald unlikely to be charged with domestic violence

Texas A&M Aggies bench Kenny Hill for freshman Kyle Allen

Josh Smith's reaction to Faried's criticism: 'He's a clown'

Magic, Mia Hamm among owners of new MLS franchise

Michael Vick broke teammate’s finger with bullet pass

Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons are 'Run DMC'

Analysis: Alex Gordon wouldn't have scored on Game 7 error

Game of the week: Broncos vs. Patriots

November games that will shape the College Football Playoff

WATCH: Flyers equip. manager pulls prank with fake snake

Simi Valley team recreates Sandlot photo for Halloween

Ranking the Top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL

WATCH: Vanilla Ice rocked the halftime show at T'Wolves game

WATCH: Russell Westbrook gets into it with heckling fan

PHOTO: The best sports-themed Halloween costume this year

WATCH: Jameis Winston forces fumble after throwing INT

Bruce Pearl dressed up as fellow Auburn coach Gus Mazhahn

Red Sox News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

RG3 won't 'try to be a normal quarterback' on Sunday

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is set to make his return to the lineup Sunday when the ‘Skins travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. This is good news for Washington. The only question is what style of quarterbacking RGIII will be doing as he tries to save their season. The ongoing debate between making RGIII a traditional passer or letting him play his...
Via Down and Distance
1 hour ago

Dez Bryant, Joseph Randle reportedly argue before practice

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle may soon discover that he is not a very popular man in the locker room in the wake of his idiotic arrest for stealing from a department store. In all likelihood, the events surrounding the arrest were the reason Randle and Dez Bryant got into it before practice on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago

DeAngelo Hall re-tore Achilles tendon while making pizza

Nate Burleson missed seven games last season after famously breaking his arm in a late-night car accident when he tried to catch a pizza from falling off his seat. Now it’s been revealed that longtime Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall tore his Achilles tendon while making pizza in his kitchen. No, seriously. First Burleson, now Hall #pizzaed RT @MikeJonesWaPo: Hall...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 hours ago

Madison Bumgarner was once roommates with Russell Wilson

What do Russell Wilson and Madison Bumgarner have in common aside from championships in their respective sports? The two were roommates back in the day. In the wake of Bumgarner’s dominant Game 7 relief performance on Wednesday, which cemented his place as the greatest World Series pitcher in history, Wilson shared an interesting story with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago

Report: Dave Brandon to resign as Michigan's Athletic Director

Friday morning, the Detroit Free Press reported that Michigan would be holding a press conference at 1:30 PM EST this afternoon to discuss the future of school AD Dave Brandon. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Brandon will be announcing his resignation at the event. Dave Brandon is resigning as Michigan’s AD, source told @ESPN. Press conference this afternoon — Brett McMurphy...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago

Wild's Vanek linked to alleged money laundering scheme

            Things have gotten a bit weird for Minnesota Wild winger Thomas Vanek. During the summer, it was rumored that Vanek was involved in some sort of gambling ring and now, according to a report from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Vanek is allegedly involved in a money laundering scheme. While playing with the New York Islanders, Vanek...
Via Sports-Glory
5 hours ago

Jets fans start 'Fire John Idzik' website

After years of quarterback letdowns, underachieving players and lousy coaches, one group of Jets fans have had their fill and are directing their frustration at one single person, the current head of the whole mess — general manager John Idzik. Four fans' disappointment with the 1-and-7 team came to a head after listening to Idzik’s rambling news conference on Monday and...
Via The Other Paper
8 hours ago

Report: McDonald unlikely to be charged with domestic violence

According to a report from San Jose Mercury News court reporter Tracey Kaplan, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is unlikely to be charged in relation to an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence that allegedly took place back in August. Santa Clara County prosecutors are leaning against charging San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald with domestic violence in connection...
Via Sportsnaut
10 hours ago

Texas A&M Aggies bench Kenny Hill for freshman Kyle Allen

Earlier this month, Kenny Hill was considered a Heisman contender. But the Texas A&M Aggies’ sophomore quarterback has now been replaced by true freshman Kyle Allen heading into Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Monroe. CBS 11 Sports has learned that #TexasA&M will change starting QB’s. Kenny Hill is out. Kyle Allen is in. — CBSDFW (@CBSDFW) October 30, 2014 Photo...
Via Gridiron Grit
17 hours ago

Josh Smith's reaction to Faried's criticism: 'He's a clown'

Josh Smith is not happy about Denver Nuggets power forward taking a shot at his penchant for gunning. According Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News, Smith called Faried “a clown.” Josh Smith on Faried: "He's a clown, quote me on that." Story coming — Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) October 30, 2014   Smith on Faried: "He fears me. He's scared...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.